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Scientists Grow Lung Cells from Stem Cells

Scientists say they have been able to transform human stem cells into functioning lung and airway cells in what they’re calling a first. The results could eventually lead to growing lung material that could be transplanted with a much smaller chance of rejection. “Researchers have had relative success in turning human stem cells into heart cells, pancreatic beta cells, intestinal cells, liver cells, and nerve cells, raising all sorts of possibilities for regenerative medicine,” said...

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